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"I think we need to just call this out on the bullshit it is."
Deepfakes aren't nearly as dangerous as the tried-and-true technique of saying something misleading with the imprimatur of authority.
Market forces have historically disrupted the tech sector and will continue to do so.
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Reviewing and improving the federal government’s data security and digital defenses should be a priority.
The 2018 law criminalizes websites that "promote or facilitate" prostitution. Two of three judges on the panel pushed back against government claims that this doesn't criminalize speech.
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Tech firm operators may face criminal charges if children who use their platforms encounter too much “harmful content.”
There's a good reason why algorithms are still protected by Section 230.
It's the story of a distant future where rich denizens meddle in the affairs of the past.
A Swedish company will soon be delivering electric single-person aircraft that can take off and land vertically, which the F-35B struggles with despite billions in funding.
Seattle School District Sues Google, Facebook, Snapchat, and TikTok for Causing Teen 'Mental Health Crisis'
It's hard to believe its arguments will hold up in court.
The warning signs are flashing "don't be like China."
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The internal company documents offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how the federal agencies distorted the public debate on one of the world's largest social media platforms.
People in power lean on private businesses to impose authoritarian policies forbidden to the government.
A surveillance state is no less tyrannical when the snoops really believe it's for your own protection.
A slew of recent research suggests parents should relax a bit about screen time.
Kelly Conlon's bizarre experience gives a glimpse into a future with omnipresent facial recognition systems.
Also, there are battle whales.
Antitrust regulators don't seem to understand how the video game industry works.
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Most dangerously of all, they're starting to make their own central bank digital currencies.
It’s one of the most competitive industries in the world, and there’s no good reason to stop Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard.
The new book Inventor of the Future prefers to show him as a credit hog.
The lawsuit alleges that TikTok's algorithm funnels inappropriate content directly to teens. That not only defies logic, but it is also antithetical to how a social media platform keeps users.
Photos and information you store on iCloud will be safer from hackers, spies, and the government.
Fixing federal permitting rules and easing immigration policies would help companies like the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, which are interested in building more plants in America.
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New York Forces Websites To Monitor 'Hateful' Speech. A New Lawsuit Says This Violates the First Amendment.
"The state of New York can't turn bloggers into Big Brother, but it's trying to do just that," said FIRE attorney Daniel Ortner.
At a dangerous moment for the free exchange of ideas, civil libertarians can tally a win.
Thousands of tech workers are being laid off. That’s putting H-1B visa holders on tight timelines to find new work.
The mainstream coverage of SBF and FTX is more than a little blasé.